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Nevada Weed Taxes Exceed Expectations, Tourism Opportunities Await

One year into Nevada’s foray into legalized marijuana and (at least budget-wise) things are definitely in the black. Or, is it green? Associated Press reports that marijuana revenue projections have been exceeded by 25 percent in Nevada’s first year of sales, blowing away even the loftiest expectations of legalization’s most strident proponents. In actual dollars, sales are expected to exceed $500 million with tax revenue around $70 million—$25 million of which is earmarked for schools.…

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Best Countries to Smoke Weed

CANADA Should you smoke here? Ask again later On October 17, 2018, Canada will legalize recreational marijuana in full. Growers can get licensed by the federal government, and then individual provinces will determine how the product gets distributed and sold. It won’t be heavily advertised — the attitude here is that the government will sign off, but not promote. THE UNITED STATES Should you smoke here? It depends Surely the most mismatched category of laws…

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Travel Health Slideshow: 25 Ways to Stay Well Abroad

1. Health Issues in Paradise? Some of the world’s most spectacular destinations are also home to some of the world’s nastiest bugs. Yellow fever, malaria, and even polio can strike international travelers. Protect yourself by learning which vaccines or safety steps are a good idea for the area you’re visiting. To give vaccines time to work, see your doctor four to six weeks before your trip.

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